World Health Organization Job Vacancy: National Professional Officer (Environmental Health & Climate Change), Jakarta

National Professional Officer (Environmental Health & Climate Change) – 1805325

Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract duration: One year
Closing Date: Feb 21, 2019, 5:59:00 AM
Primary Location: Indonesia-Jakarta
Organization: SE_INO WR Office. Indonesia
Schedule: Full-time

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The objective of the WHO Indonesia Country Office is to implement the Country Cooperation Strategy by supporting the Government of Indonesia in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of national health policies, strategies and plans and developing and managing WHO’s technical cooperation programs at the country level. WHO provides guidance and technical support in organizing the humanitarian health response and in revitalizing the capacity of the health sector to rebuild and recover from emergencies in appropriate and sustainable ways.

The Country Office collaborates with the Government of Indonesia and relevant stakeholders in support of their efforts of achieving national health goals; ensuring the attainment of universal health coverage and contributing to global and regional public health action by providing need-based technical assistance in national-level policy formulation. setting norms and standards, improving knowledge dissemination and management, monitoring the country health situation and building sustainable institutional capacity, and playing a greater leadership role in different national-level policy and technical forums.

The objective of the program is to reduce risks to human health associated with climate change effects and undesired environmental situations associated with poor WASH, air pollution (both ambient and indoor), chemical safety and food safety by strengthening the responses of the relevant sectors in these areas. The strategic objectives are to contribute to building resilience to climate change in the health sector including significant supports to promote water safety plans, sanitation safety planning, environmental health risk assessment and management; and strengthen the capacity of government sectors to address air pollution, chemical safety, and food safety issues.